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The Long Approach to the “Mormon Moment”

Unless you have been living in a cave or asleep for the last half year, you know that we are living in an era that …

By Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp

Essay

What Will François Hollande’s Election Mean for Muslims, Americans?

Yesterday (May 15), François Hollande was inaugurated as the 24th president of France. Just a year ago, his path to the presidency was considered a …

By Luc Chatel

Interview

Obama Backs Marriage Equality: A Christian Ethicist Responds

On Wednesday (May 9), President Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage in an interview with ABC News. He noted that he and the first …

By Tiffany Stanley

Essay, Profile

The Megachurch: Where Jerry Falwell’s Influence All Began

The Rev. Jerry Falwell’s name will always be linked with the Moral Majority, the organization he formed to galvanize conservative evangelicals into political action. Certainly, …

By Michael Sean Winters

Essay

Why is American Foreign Policy so Religious?

On September 11, with the nation stunned by surprise al Qaeda terrorist attacks, the president mounted the pulpit of the National Cathedral in Washington. From …

By Andrew Preston

Essay

I Was a Mortuary Worker in Iraq: A Marine on What Remains After War

Editor’s Note: Jessica Goodell served in the Marine Corps’ first dedicated mortuary affairs unit. The platoon, deployed to Iraq in 2004, was tasked with recovering …

By Jessica Goodell and John Hearn

Report

Everything You Need to Know About the HHS Mandate Before the 2012 Elections

The Obama administration was warned, but they never really saw it coming. When they announced in January they would not be expanding the conscience exemptions …

By Michael Sean Winters

Profile, Report

When Romney Was a Mormon President

“I must be about my father’s business,” Tagg Romney announces. It is a warm summer evening last July. He stands before a packed classroom of …

By Max Perry Mueller

Report

Does Obama Have a Jewish Voter Problem?

President Obama has a Jewish problem, at least according to media reports. They pounced last year when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rebuked the president …

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald

Essay, Profile

Jon Stewart, Religion Teacher Extraordinaire

As difficult as it is to find good writing about religion, it is harder still to find good television about religion. Most televangelists do not …

By Mark Oppenheimer

States of the Union

Writers tell us stories about where they discovered religion and politics in their states.

Ohio

An Atheist Finds (Some) Reasons to Believe in Her Old Church.

By Sarah Stankorb

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